Indian presence absent
...from the ICC Awards shortlist, that is: outside of Dinesh Karthick, no Indian has apparently made it to the top five in any category. Kumble's take on the anomaly:
"We haven't played many matches in the last season. It (also) shows that we need to perform better," said Kumble, who was among the 15 shortlisted for the Test Player of the Year award before fizzling out.